See also: उप

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit उप- (upa-), from Proto-Indo-European *upo.

PrefixEdit

उप- (up-)

  1. subordinate
    उप- (up-) + ‎ग्रह (grah, planet) → ‎उपग्रह (upagrah, moon, satellite)
  2. lesser, vice-
    उप- (up-) + ‎राष्ट्रपति (rāṣṭrapti, president) → ‎उपराष्ट्रपति (uprāṣṭrapti, vice president)

Derived termsEdit


SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *upa-, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *upa-, from Proto-Indo-European *upo (under, below).

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

उप- (upa-)

  1. towards
  2. near, with
  3. under, below
  4. like, proximate
  5. subordinate
  6. brother to
  7. son to

Usage notesEdit

Definitions 4–7 used exclusively with nouns.

Occasionally used with an implied verb, or placed after the verb rather than prefixing it.

Derived termsEdit

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